Designate and Detail

Designate

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Designate verb – To pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty.
Usage example: he has yet to designate his successor as head of the firm

Detail is a synonym for designate in allocation topic. In some cases you can use "Detail" instead a verb "Designate", when it comes to topics like specify.
Nearby Words: design, designed, designation, designated, designating
Synonyms for Designate

Detail

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Detail verb – To pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty.
Usage example: the new assistant was detailed to accompany the boss on the business trip

Designate is a synonym for detail in specify topic. Sometimes you can use "Designate" instead a verb "Detail", if it concerns topics such as allocation, identify.
Nearby Words: detailed, detailing
Synonyms for Detail

Common collocations

point designate point detail point
story designate story detail story
orders designate orders detail orders
classes designate classes detail classes
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